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Social Media Advisor

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Permanent full-time role
  • Based in our central Wellington office
  • Annual salary of $83,025 plus five weeks annual leave

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust each other and share ownership
  • we care about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

The role

Our vision is 'building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders'. To help us achieve this we are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Media Advisor to join our Wellington based Marketing team.

We're after a Social Media Advisor to tell our story, and build an online community of Kiwis that know, understand, and trust Housing New Zealand. We have the strategy and support, what we do from here is up to you. It's time to bring Housing New Zealand into a digital and social world.

In this role you will be involved in establishing a social media presence, an online voice, and community for an organisation committed to making a difference.

You will be the eyes, ears, and voice of Housing New Zealand on social media working alongside the wider Communications, Marketing and Stakeholder team to ensure content is appropriately planned amongst our other communications activities, as well as ensuring content is fit for social media.

The role will also be an advocate for writing for the web, plain English, and an ambassador of our social media brand.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Proven experience in developing/championing an organisation's brand via digital and social channels
  • Demonstrated experience of social media management, preferably across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Neighbourly
  • Clear and confident communicator, who can write for Kiwi users of social media
  • A curiosity to tackle problems, and to figure out what's really needed
  • A knack for reading trends and analytics in order to improve
  • Experience with photography and/or video production for the purposes of social media content
  • Familiar with graphic/imaging applications like Photoshop and Canva
  • Knowledgeable with social media monitoring/publishing/analytics tools, and designing reports for internal clients
  • Ability to develop, facilitate and manage both external and internal relationships, particularly with suppliers

What we offer

We offer five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

These benefits are described in more detail here

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you.

To learn more about us and the work we do click here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 45347GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday, 22 October 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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